This morning, I logged in to Reddit and posted a photo of a friend's candy bar resume, captioned with nine simple words. "This is my friend's resume. He got the job."
Home sales are slowly climbing back thanks in some part to the so-called "strategic defaulters" - investors and homeowners who once walked away from their commitments but are now coming back to the market.
The focus on the sequester is obscuring the real issue which is the exploding cost of entitlements, Stanley Druckenmiller founder of Duquesne Capital, told CNBC.
Italy's mainstream politicians have failed to understand a change in mentality in Italy, the head of the anti-establishment "5 Star Movement" (M5S) told CNBC in an interview, adding that his party is now "unstoppable".
Faced with a deferred tax refund, an increased tax bite to their paychecks and higher gas prices, American consumers plan to scale back.
Fewer U.S. homeowners owe more on their mortgages than their homes are currently worth, according to a new report.
Weekly jobless claims moved up while rising prices pointed to some inflation pressure, economic reports showed Thursday.
Massive government budget cuts set to go into effect March 1 would be, "deeply destructive" to all aspects of the housing market, US Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan told a Senate panel last week. Here's why.
The Jersey Shore house where Bruce Springsteen wrote his breakthrough album "Born to Run" just hit the market. Baby he was born to sell!
Using stolen names and Social Security numbers, criminals are filing phony electronic tax forms to claim refunds, exploiting a slow-moving federal bureaucracy to collect the money before the fraud is discovered.
As we enter the first stages of real recovery, it is more important than ever, for home owners, buyers and investors, to hone in on local markets to see what is and what is not putting housing back on a strong foundation and which regions are leading or lagging.
Some Fed policymakers think the policy may have to end earlier than promised.
New data show uneven benefits from the economic recovery of 2010-11, with a big rise for the highest earners and little change for others. The New York Times reports.
These days, Busch, Slipakoff & Schuh, a law firm in Atlanta, hires only people with a bachelor’s degree — no exceptions. And it is far from alone. The NYT reports.
Singapore may boast of the highest percentage of millionaires in the world, but retiring here is becoming even more difficult for the common man.
The head of U.S. tire maker Titan launched a vitriolic attack on French productivity after the country’s government suggested he buy a factory in the north of France.
Erskine Bowles and Alan Simpson proposed a new tax plan in hopes of finding a middle ground between Democrats and Republicans on deficit reduction.
On Tuesday, CNBC will attempt to recreate the test drive of the Tesla Model S, which has been the subject of a dustup between an NYT reviewer and Tesla’s CEO. Regardless of the outcome, 2013 is shaping up to be as watershed year for the automaker.
Given the beating Apple has taken lately—with many questioning its future—it's important to understand how much television means to Apple.
The nation's debt as a percentage of the economy is going to cause a fiscal storm, Home Depot founder Kenneth Langone told CNBC.